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Marcin Gortat is Wizards’ top priority in free agency

The Washington Wizards are coming off of a very disappointing Game 6 loss to the Indiana Pacers, but they are excited about the future of their young team. Washington acquired center Marcin Gortat just before the beginning of the regular season this past year, and re-signing him is their top priority this offseason. He added excellent leadership and put up consistent numbers all...
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May 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers’ Martavis Bryant: I can be a big weapon in the red zone

Fourth round draft pick Martavis Bryant believes he can be the Pittsburgh Steelers red zone threat. “I can be a big weapon there,” said Bryant to the team’s website. “That is what I specialize in. It’s fun. You know your team can count on you that you can make clutch plays in the red zone when you need a touchdown. Sometimes the quarterback can just throw it up and you...
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May 17, 2014  |  Discuss

49ers’ Aldon Smith: ‘I’m a good person’

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith won’t specifically discuss the weapons and DUI charges he is facing or the investigation into an incident last month at Los Angeles International Airport, but says there are always two sides of the story. “I’m a good person, and the people who know me know I’m a good person,” Smith said during a visit Friday to the Comcast SportsNet...
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May 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Danny Ainge: ‘We love Rondo, and Rondo loves us’

Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge says people are just speculating that point guard Rajon Rondo is on the trade block. “That’s all speculation,” Ainge said, per the Boston Herald. “Those aren’t facts. People don’t know that, so it’s just people speculating on Rondo’s free agency next summer. That’s all that you’re hearing. You’re...
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May 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals drop two straight to Orioles

After a three game winning streak including a two game sweep of the Colorado Rockies, the Kansas City Royals have lost two straight games against the Baltimore Orioles at home. In the first game of the series the Orioles won 2-1. Royals’ rookie Yordano Ventura struck out nine batters with only one walk through 6 1/3 innings of work. Ventura allowed the only two runs of the game...
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May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Serge Ibaka expected to miss rest of postseason with calf injury

The Oklahoma City Thunder will be without forward Serge Ibaka when they face the San Antonio Spurs in the Western Conference finals. Ibaka is expected to miss the rest of the postseason after suffering a left calf injury during the third quarter of Thursday night’s contest against the Los Angeles Clippers. Ibaka is averaging 12.2 points on 69-of-112 (.616) shooting from the...
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May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jays offense surging while pitchers search for answers

Going in to the 2014 Major League Baseball season, the biggest concern for the Toronto Blue Jays was their pitching. Over the first quarter of the season, it has been injuries and inconsistent outings by starters and relievers that have held the Jays to a .500 record. While the pitching has been looking for answers, the offense has continuously put up high runs totals in an attempt...
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May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Colts’ Robert Mathis suspended four games for PEDs

Indianapolis Colts linebacker Robert Mathis has been suspended without pay for the first four games of the 2014 season for violating the league’s policy on performance-enhancing substances. Colts statement: “We have learned that Robert Mathis will be required to serve a four game suspension under the League’s policy on prohibited substances. We recognize the extreme seriousness...
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May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Wes Welker says he won’t repay Churchill Downs

Denver Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker went on NBC’s Dan Patrick Show and said he will not be returning the winnings Churchill Downs is claiming he owes back to them. “Yeah, get in line,” Welker said. “…I’ve heard about that. I’ve never heard of it actually happening, and supposedly my group got that. But we had no clue. They could have under-paid us and we wouldn’t...
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May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Trout continuing to perform despite concerns

In the summer of 2012, baseball fans were swept off of their collective feet by the play of a fair-haired, rookie center fielder who hit with Dimaggio-like potential, ran the bases like Charlie Hustle himself, and reminded many of the great Mickey Mantle. That player was Mike Trout, and in his first full season as an everyday big-leaguer, the proud New Jersey native hit .326 with...
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May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Mel Tucker discusses Bears defensive scheme, personnel

Chicago Bears defensive coordinator Mel Tucker says the team’s defensive scheme will look different this year. “There are some alignments that we’re going to use with our defensive linemen that are going to look different, and the technique those guys will play also will be different. Some of our run fits will be different as well,” Tucker said to the team’s official website...
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May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Penguins fire GM Ray Shero

The Pittsburgh Penguins announced Friday that they have fired general manager Ray Shero and will continue to evaluate coach Dan Bylsma. Multiple outlets reported before the news conference that Bylsma would also be fired. Team president David Morehouse said assistant general manager Jason Botterill will serve as interim general manager and that he would be a candidate for the...
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May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Andre Johnson considered a ‘longshot’ to join Patriots

The New England Patriots could use a big veteran wide receiver like Andre Johnson, who has said he is unsure about his return to the Houston Texans. But Mike Reiss of ESPNBoston.com writes that Johnson would be a “longshot” to join the Patriots. “That would be a dream-like scenario for the team and one I’d rate as a longshot at this point,” writes Reiss. “The primary...
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May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnny Manziel to Browns: Let’s ‘wreck this league together’

Cleveland Browns quarterbacks coach Dowell Loggains said he received a text from Johnny Manziel on the opening night of the NFL draft last Thursday that helped get the team rolling toward picking the Texas A&M quarterback. Loggains told “SportsTalk with Bo Mattingly” on ESPN Arkansas 96.3 that Manziel sent him a text that read: “I wish you guys would come get me. Hurry...
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May 16, 2014  |  1 Comment

Report: Penguins to fire GM Ray Shero, coach Dan Bylsma

The Pittsburgh Penguins will announce the firing of general manager Ray Shero and head coach Dan Bylsma today at a news conference set for 11:30 a.m. ET, reports TSN. The Penguins finished 51-24-7 this season and were eliminated from the Stanley Cup playoffs after blowing a 3-1 series lead in the second round against the New York Rangers. Bylsma, 43, was hired as the Penguins...
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May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Churchill Downs wants $15k back from Wes Welker

Denver Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker handed out $100 bills after a big win at the Kentucky Derby earlier this month.  But according to TMZ, Churchhill Downs overpaid Welker nearly $15,000. From TMZ: Here’s what we know … Wes personally placed a number of bets on the Derby on May 3rd — AND HIT BIG. Sources tell us Welker sent a friend to collect his winnings — and that...
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May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Phil Jackson told Raymond Felton that he’ll be traded

The New York Knicks are heading into a very intriguing offseason with Phil Jackson at the helm. Jackson is looking to make some moves to put the Knicks back on the map after a very disappointing 2013/14 campaign, and he appears to be ready to trade starting point guard Raymond Felton. According to Adam Zagoria of SNY.TV, Jackson has told Felton that he will be traded this offseason...
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May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Paul Pierce eyeing Celtics, Clippers in free agency?

The Brooklyn Nets were extremely disappointed following their elimination loss to the Miami Heat in the second round of the 2014 NBA Playoffs. Paul Pierce was upset with the Nets’ inability to close out Game 5 when they led the Heat by 10 points with just a few minutes left in the game. There are already rumors beginning to pop up about where Pierce might sign as a free agent this...
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May 16, 2014  |  1 Comment

What will Dee Ford add to the Chiefs’ defense?

The Kansas City Chiefs addressed their defensive line and pass rush with the 22nd pick in the 2014 NFL Draft, and selected Auburn defensive end Dee Ford. He has been thought of as one of the most talented defensive player in this years draft, and the Chiefs were more than happy to scoop him up that late in the first round. Kansas City has lost quite a bit of talent off of their roster...
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May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Stephen Curry on Mark Jackson Firing: ‘It’s Difficult’

The Golden State Warriors were knocked out of the first round of the 2014 NBA Playoffs by the Los Angeles Clippers, and the Warriors decided to make some big changes immediately after the season. Head coach Mark Jackson was fired, and Golden State brought in Steve Kerr this past week to replace him. Stephen Curry was very close with his former coach, and was very vocal about his...
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May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Kupchak: Kobe won’t have say in picking new Lakers coach

Los Angeles Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak says Kobe Bryant won’t have a say on whom the team hires as its next coach. “From time to time we ask his advice,” Kupchak told ESPN’s Andy Katz at the NBA draft combine Thursday in Chicago. “He really won’t weigh in on something like this. I’m not even sure that we’ll talk to him prior to interviews. But from time...
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May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers pitcher Martin Perez needs Tommy John surgery

Texas Rangers young pitcher Martin Perez needs Tommy John surgery to repair an ulnar collateral ligament. Perez decided to take immediate action instead of trying to rehab the soreness in his elbow.  The rehab process would take 10-12 weeks and if unsuccessful would require Tommy John surgery.  Perez chose to take the faster route and go forward with the surgery, which will take...
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May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Knicks to target Thunder guard Derek Fisher as next coach

The New York Knicks relaunched their coaching search Thursday after losing out on Steve Kerr, who decided to sign with the Golden State Warriors. According to Frank Isola of the New York Daily News, Knicks president Phil Jackson will target Oklahoma City guard Derek Fisher, who played under Jackson with the Los Angeles Lakers. The Knicks will also reportedly consider Luke Walton...
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May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Emmanuel Sanders ‘gaining chemistry with Peyton Manning’

Denver Broncos wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders is putting in extra work to build chemistry with his new quarterback. “That’s what it’s about, so when we get out there on the field, it’s just playing football,” Sanders said, via the team’s website. “Peyton [Manning] is a special guy, and I see why he’s probably, if not the greatest, one of the greatest quarterbacks...
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May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins ace Jose Fernandez out for season

Miami Marlins ace Jose Fernandez will need Tommy John surgery to repair a torn collateral ligament. Surgery will take place on Friday in Los Angeles, CBSSports.com’s Jon Heyman reports.  Recovery time for Tommy John surgery is generally 12-18 months, though some players have come back sooner than that. “I think it’s inevitable,” Michael Hill, Marlins president of baseball...
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May 15, 2014  |  Discuss
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